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Off the beaten path - a must see

Saint Rémi baptized Clovis, the first King of France (you can see the scene sculptured by the tomb... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Olivier-de-Poitiers
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Poitiers, France
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Worth the walk!

about a 10 minute walk from the main area but well worth a visit, lovely cathedral, architecture... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Julie M
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Leicestershire, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Saint Rémi baptized Clovis, the first King of France (you can see the scene sculptured by the tomb of Saint Rémi). Three middle age Kings were coronated at that Basilica well before others were at the Cathedral.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Olivier-de-Poitiers
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

about a 10 minute walk from the main area but well worth a visit, lovely cathedral, architecture and remains of St Remi

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Julie M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The inside is really beautiful , the stained Glass make this basilique unique ! It's most beautiful than Notre-Dame de Reims .. The outside is not that Nice ( in comparison with Notre-Dame de Reims ) but don't judge a Book by it's cover !...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank kawsalya r
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A lot of Reims city infrastructure is undergoing renovation at the moment and the Basilica is affected. The whole area in front of the basilica entrance is being relaid and it makes it difficult to enter. However it is worth it when you enter as...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Allatsea234
Reviewed April 11, 2019

This was one of the stops where newly-annointed kings paid their hommage to Saint Remi who baptisized the first king of France, Clovis. I was blessed to see hear the organist practicing while the sunset in the stained glass windows cast glory on the ancient...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed March 21, 2019

This world heritage site really deserves its inclusion. Even if you are not a historian you cannot fail to feel the history oozing out of the stones of this beautiful interior.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank 90PaulD90
Reviewed February 20, 2019 via mobile

We visited at the end of the day and found it to be dark and cold place, whilst interesting in my view no match for the main cathedral A short 10 minute bus ride out of town near the taittinger champagne house and worth a...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank peterbaker40
Reviewed February 10, 2019 via mobile

She may not be quite as large as the Notre Dame but she is older! Find the small money box on the right of the alter, and several euros will buy some “lights on” time- with the small donation. It won’t take long to visit,...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank runtoseetheworld
Reviewed February 1, 2019

Originally founded in the sixth century, the present building dates to the 11th century in the Romanesque style and holds the relics of Saint Remi, who baptized King Clovis. After entering the Basilica, I was amazed by its interior, with beautiful Romanesque arches and an...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed December 31, 2018 via mobile

I stumble on this place accidentally and I was in awe when I walked it . It’s a small but beautiful place . I came Back a second time to read about the history and just to sit and soak up the peace and calm...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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